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Melissa Fernandes, MD

Assistant Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship
Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group

BA, Saint Louis University, 2002-2006
MD, Saint Louis University, 2006-2010
MS, University of California San Francisco
Tufts Medical Center Floating Hospital for Children, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, 2016

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Selected Publications
    • Fernandes MA, Verstraete SG, Garnett EA, Heyman MB. Addition of Histology to the Paris Classification of Pediatric Crohn Disease Alters Classification of Disease Location. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016;62(2):242-5.

    • Fernandes MA, Braun HJ, Evason K, Rhee S, Perito ER. De novo inflammatory bowel disease after pediatric kidney or liver transplant. Pediatr Transplant. 2016.

    • Fernandes MA, Usatin D, Allen IE, Rhee S, Vu L. Improved enteral tolerance following step procedure: systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2016;32(10):921-6.

    • Usatin D, Fernandes M, Allen IE, Perito ER, Ostroff J, Heyman MB. Complications of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Pediatric Patients; A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis. J Pediatr. 2016.

    • Godoy MM, Fernandes M, Halenda GM, Javid G, Ngo PD. Gastrointestinal Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 2014;59(2):e17.

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